Volunteer opportunity at Barnes Camp this summer

Originally built by Willis Barnes in 1910 as a logging camp, Continue reading

Upcoming GMC talks

There are many interesting talks coming up at the GMC in Waterbury Center, in Richmond and Middlebury. Continue reading

New Burlington GMC Meetup group

A big part of our club has always been our outings. Continue reading

Bryant Camp reopening

For those of you who couldn’t make it, here is a video shot by our president, Ted Albers, of the reopening celebration of the Bryant Camp on Friday, January 13, 2017, and the wood hauling in preparation for it.

Trip reports – September-December 2016 (updated 1/1/2017)

12/31/2016 – Mt Mansfield ( but not the ridge)
We had help from high winds at the top of Mt Mansfield as we swept out the old year! Continue reading

Winter Hiking Preparedness seminar

Caitlin Miller from the GMC ran a great winter hiking equipment and safety talk on Sunday, December 4 at EMS in South Burlington. Continue reading

Club Days at EMS and OGE

EMS held its Club Days on October 21-23, and Outdoor Gear Exchange held theirs November 5 and 6. Thanks to Pam Gillis, Dot Myer and Lindsay Pokorak for volunteering at the EMS club day!

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Trail Magic Day, July 30: Thanks for the Turnout!

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Trip reports – May-August 2016 (updated 7/5/2016)

7/2/2016 – Laraway Loop
We met at 8:30 at the Cambridge park and ride and took two cars to the difficult-to-find Davis Neighborhood trailhead on Cross Road, Continue reading

Trip reports, January – April 2016 (updated 5/1/2016)

April 23 – Phil’s Map and Compass
Phil Hazen led another great Map and Compass outing this year with GPS confirmation that the bushwhacking track by compass to Colchester Pond was an amazing straight line except to go around a beaver pond marsh and avoid a cliff. Continue reading

Trip Reports, September – December 2015 (updated 1/2/2016)

12/20/15 Stimson Mountain Snowshoe – but not a snowshoe – warm temps and 1” of snow!
We took the new Stimson Mountain LT relocation from the new Winooski Bridge parking lot to Airway tower (a side-trail that is not a side trail at all) Continue reading

Ridgelines correction: Black bears & brown bears

Maeve says: There was an error in the September issue of Ridge Lines that could prove fatal to hikers! Continue reading